The Waterhouse at South Bund (Shanghai) by NHDRO. NHDRO transformed the disused Japanese army headquarters in Shanghai into a hotel, maintaining the building’s stripped concrete and brick walls.
small alcove, sit, nook in a floor to ceiling storage. - Mews House by TG-STUDIO
Tiers of glazing sweep around a stout olive tree in the garden of this Rotterdam residence by MVRDV, contrasting the almost windowless outer brick walls
This Quebec firehouse by STGM Architects features facades made of metal, glass and wood and interior spaces awash in white finishes and natural light.